MASCA Legislative Update: 3/4/2018
BILL TRACKING: MASCA Bill Tracking List (PDF)
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Greitens Public Opinion Poll:
Source: Missouri Scout – View Crosstabs
Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of Eric Greitens?
14% You have no opinion
4% Not sure
Do you think Governor Eric Greitens should resign from office?
17% Not sure
BILL FILING DEADLINE March 1st was the deadline to file new bills in the House/Senate. Below is a list of bills introduced last week relating to health care.
Requires prescriptions for controlled substances to be issued electronically, with certain exceptions.
Changes the laws regarding the taxable income of corporations.
Modifies provisions relating to workers' compensation.
Modifies provisions relating to physicians entering into supervisory agreements with advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants.
Modifies provisions relating to unanticipated out-of-network health care services
Modifies training requirements for certified nursing assistants.
Modifies provisions relating to employee wages
Establishes regulations for the duties of pharmacy technicians in a hospital pharmacy
Modifies provisions of law relating to payments for hospital-based health care services
Next Week’s Public Hearings on Tracked Legislation:
MONDAY - 03/05/18
House-Ways and Means MONDAY - 03/05/18 1:00 PM, HR 1 Public Hearing:
Changes the laws regarding the collection of state moneys.
House-Rules-Administrative Oversight MONDAY - 03/05/18 5:00 PM or Upon Adj., whichever is later, HR 6 Executive Session:
Modifies provisions relating to advanced practice registered nurses in collaborative practice arrangements
Prohibits covenants not to compete.
Modifies provisions relating to hospital licensure and regulations.
Modifies provisions of law relating to advanced practice registered nurses who provide behavioral health care services.
TUESDAY - 03/06/18
Senate-Insurance and Banking TUESDAY - 03/06/18 8:07 AM, Senate Lounge
Modifies provision of the Missouri life and health insurance guarantee act.
House-Budget TUESDAY - 03/06/18 8:15 AM, HR 3 Public Hearing:
Extends the sunset on certain healthcare provider reimbursement allowance taxes and modifies the hospital reimbursement allowance tax